Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Let's Party....

I'm so lucky that I got a quick chance to make some cards while on my vacation.  We have a couple of family events (birthdays, etc.) for which I needed a few cards.  I thought that I was SUNK until I found out that I would get a few days to "play" with my best friend in her craft room (and all that goes with spending a few days with your best friend of almost 50 years).  I'm SO EXCITED that ice cream at Nelson's is on our agenda for tonight.  That's always a summer favorite!
I made this second card VERY late last night.  I couldn't sleep, so I decided to keep creating late into the night; and I came up with this card for a few challenges I found.  One is a sketch, and the others I was able to work in with some creativity.  Again, you've just GOT to love October Afternoon.  It makes card-making SO easy and fun.  How bright and cheerful is this simple card?

I'm entering it in a few challenges:

Sketch Saturday Challenge Blog - Challenge/Sketch #369 Sponsored by Simon Says Stamp

Simon Says Stamp Wednesday Challenge Blog - Simon Says "Furry Friends"

Stamp and Create Challenge Blog - Patterns (I absolutely LOVE using lots of great patterned papers together).

City Crafter Challenge Blog - Challenge #270 - Woodland Animals

Craftin' Desert Divas Challenge Blog - Craft It Up, Link It Up/Birthday Linky Party - This card is just perfect for this challenge.  I would LOVE to win myself more of Craftin' Desert Diva's AMAZING stamps.  LOVE them!

Have a great week, my sweet and creative friends.

Karen


15 comments:

  1. Oh my Heck!! How CUTE!!! LOVE the different pattern papers you used.. So FUN! :)

    Theresa
    Scrappers Anonymous

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  2. What fabulous card, love the stitching and the cute bear.
    Thank you for joining us at Simon Say Stamp Wednesday Challenge.
    luv
    Debby

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  3. adorable Karen, coloré et joyeux, biz

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  4. I love the colorful mix of patterns in this fun birthday card. I hope you are getting lost of rest during your vacation. Blessings!

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  5. Love your vibrant colours Karen, and that lovely cut out word and image
    Blessings
    Maxine

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  6. This card is so happy and cheerful! Lovely to look at! Thanks for playing with us at CDD Linky Party. Hope you had fun and enjoy your vacation!
    Giorgia DTM

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  7. This card really does say party! It's bright, cute and beautifully made. Thanks for joining in at City Crafter. Marina DT

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  8. Oh my gosh this is just really cute!! Love the stitching too! Thanks for joining us at Craftin' Desert Diva's Birthday Linky Party!

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  9. What a fun card! i I love the stitching!

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  10. This is ADORABLE and was so worth your late night crafting!! Thanks so much for joining us at Sketch Saturday this week!

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  11. I am loving your interpretation of our sketch at Sketch Saturday last week. Super bright colours and great stitching too! Thank you so much for playing along with us. Hugs, Lesley

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  12. Oh this is wonderful!! Thanks so much for playing along at CCCB!!

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  13. This is so adorable and cute! Thanks so much for joining us this week at CCCB!

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